Sausage and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

By: Sheila Reynolds

This sausage and cheese stuffed mushroom recipe is a great elegant but yet simple to prepare recipe perfect for appetizers at any dinner party. Feel free to substitute the sausage for other meats or non-meat options if you prefer. It's hard to mess this recipe up.


  • 1 lb. large white mushrooms, stems removed
  • ½ lb. hot Italian sausage
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese, low-moisture 
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • ½ cup Italian style breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbs. rosemary, chopped
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chives


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Combine the Italian sausage with breadcrumbs, rosemary, and mozzarella cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stuff the mushroom caps with the sausage mixture. Arrange on a baking sheet and top with parmesan cheese. Drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, or until the tops are bubbling, brown, and the sausage is cooked through. Garnish with chives before serving.